Portable Computing and the Networked Learner [chapter]

C. Paul Newhouse
2002 Networking the Learner  
The use of wireless networking with the latest portable computers may provide the solution to many technical and logistical problerns faced by schools in facilitating the use of computers by students. This paper reports on an ethnographic action research study with the aim to investigate the potential of wireless networking in primary (elementary) schools. Data was collected about students, teachers and technology using formal interviews, observations of lessons, questionnaires, and informal
more » ... cussions with teachers. The technology was successfully implemented with no significant technical problems supported by a mentoring approach to the professional development of teachers.
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35596-2_24 fatcat:ehd5j4vcdvb6fhx356mbw2q6xi